This is maybe the best video so far since the Occupy protest march. In this one scene, albeit it is a long scene, full of clowns and lovers and all ranges of noble to doggerel verse, I try skiing for the first time with Yorick. A dangerous proposition! Remember Yorick is ceramic… Once again my […]
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Gotta love the Swiss gondola video – it was coming all along – totally in the works from the beginning. Thanks to my 10 year old godson from heaven Colin St. Mary who did the stellar videography!
As I say in the video, I had to get this one out of the away on my lonesome. Especially given that this the German part of Switzerland, meaning that if anyone speaks a second language well it’s French and THEN English, these Holofernes scenes just aren’t going to make an impact (they barely do […]
It’s been so great to get here and finally ski a bit with the family. One of the consequences of skiing with a big group (besides the fact that the kids make you look like a total amateur on skis), is the waiting game – often, there’s time to kill waiting for everyone to meet […]
Riding up on the FOURTH different kind of ski lift while filming, this really completes the quad-fecta! (get it? anyone?). For those of you following along, I was trying to read all of Love’s Labours Lost on Swiss ski lifts, and while skiing and doing other skiing related activities. It was critical to get the […]
Here we are in amazing Leukerbad – the alpine town in a German speaking part of Switzerland. Leuk is the nearest town – way down the rugged mountainside. But atop the mountain here – a long gondola higher than the highest roads, we have the most pristine view ever, to complement the most pristine of […]